PRESS-NEWS.org - Press Release Distribution
FREE PRESS RELEASES DISTRIBUTION

Arizona River Runners and Bar 10 Ranch Celebrate 25 Years of Adventure

This summer, Arizona River Runners is celebrating 25 years of flying river-rafting guests to the Bar 10 Ranch, a working cattle ranch on the Arizona Strip

2010-08-12
PHOENIX, AZ, August 12, 2010 (Press-News.org) This summer, Arizona River Runners is celebrating 25 years of flying river-rafting guests to the Bar 10 Ranch, a working cattle ranch on the Arizona Strip. Sharing the ranch experience with rafting guests provides visitors the opportunity to see a different part of the Canyon during their journey. Five generations of the Heaton family have been ranching on their property, located on a distinctive, narrow piece of land on the north side of the Grand Canyon, since the early 1970's.

Arizona River Runners guests see ranch hands in action during their visit - doing everything needed to keep the ranch operating smoothly and also providing musical entertainment and dancing for guests. The Bar 10 produces their own all-natural grass fed beef (Bar10Beef.com) on their 10,000 deeded acres, with grazing rights to 225,000 acres of Bureau of Land Management and Arizona State lands. The current ranching operations run approximately 1,000 head of cattle.

"Back in the day" it was common to add an airstrip for ease of "commuting" to and from town, which was over an hour away. It was about this same time rafting the Colorado River became a popular tourist activity. It wasn't long before hundreds of people were floating down the river through the Grand Canyon, just a short distance from the Bar 10. When cattle prices fell, and interest rates soared, patriarch Tony Heaton recognized a business opportunity in the Colorado River. By the time river rafters got to a point near his Bar 10 Ranch, they had already been on the river for six or seven days, the length of time most people go for a vacation. Tony offered rafting companies the option to end their trip a few days earlier - just below the climactic Lava Falls Rapid, and use his airstrip to catch flights back to Las Vegas. He quickly organized teams of mules, and he and his four young sons were soon bringing awestruck tourists up from the river to his ranch, on mules, then in a converted school bus to the airstrip back to Las Vegas. Soon, Tony brought rafters to the Canyon for the shorter trips the outfitters offered.

It was about 1983 that Tony decided to build the lodge to heighten the river runners' ranch experience. Tony and Ruby transported all the lumber, brick, windows, and other materials over the eighty miles of dirt road in a cattle truck.
All six Heaton children labored beside their parents, with unyielding commitment, energy and enthusiasm.

Later they added covered wagons to provide additional, private sleeping, and were surprised by their popularity with guests. In 1985, the Heatons set aside the mules in favor of helicopters and quickly saw the numbers of visitors to the Bar 10 Ranch increase to 6,000 per season.

Today the ranch sees over 13,000 guests a year, with rafting season from April into October. In addition to river guests, they welcome individuals, families, and groups. Guests are treated to delicious country-style buffet meals, using their own all-natural grass fed beef (Bar10Beef.com). The Bar 10 crew provides evening entertainment, and ranch activities include horseback riding, skeet shooting, hiking, and relaxing. ATV rides and helicopter tours are also available.

The one thing that never changes is the genuine, friendly, western hospitality.
To read more on the Heatons and the Bar 10 Ranch visit http://www.bar10.com/aboutus.amp.

For more information on lodging and activities visit http://www.bar10.com/

To book your rafting trip with Arizona River Runners and experience the Bar 10 Ranch and all it has to offer call 1-800-477-7238.

Whitewater rafting on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon offers a unique view of one of the most popular natural wonders of the world. Since 1970 Arizona River Runners has provided complete Grand Canyon white water rafting trips. Arizona River Runners is one of the most innovative, progressive and well-respected outfitters operating in the Grand Canyon. Give us the opportunity to guide you on a fun and wild family rafting trip as we raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Call 1-800-477-7238 today.


ELSE PRESS RELEASES FROM THIS DATE:

Public Relations and Social Media Expert Marie Rotter Joins Metzger Associates

2010-08-12
Marie Rotter, one of Colorado's top communications professionals and a sought-after social media expert, has joined Metzger Associates, a communications firm with a national reputation for the strategic integration of traditional and social communications programs. "I've been impressed with the robust work that John Metzger, Doyle Albee and the team at Metzger have been doing. They have been able to stay on top of where conversations are moving and engaging people in some really creative ways. When the opportunity came up to work for them, it was an easy decision," ...

MEGAJOULE installs met mast MJ 200

2010-08-12
Since installing its first met mast in December 2004 in Portugal MEGAJOULE has now announced its 200. met mast. Abílio Carvalho, director of the measurements lab at MEGAJOULE, proudly says that "Getting to this number of met masts in 7 different countries and operating them achieving an average recovery rate of more than 90% of valid wind data, in all our measurements campaigns, is a clear sign of our commitment to supply our clients with a good, flexible and reliable work." Since its six years of acting as a renewable energy consultant MEGAJOULE has performed wind studies ...

Cerrao Systems Acquires Ecocyn Energy

2010-08-12
Cerrao today announced it has completed its acquisition of Ecocyn Energy Inc., a leader in energy saving information technology products. The close of this transaction, and the consequent creation of an extensive combined product portfolio, accelerates Cerrao's vision of changing the way people communicate and collaborate by delivering simple, unique and interoperable collaboration experiences. "Today we are celebrating a very important step for our customers in the journey to put people at the center of new ways to utilize energy and reinvent the way we work," said ...

Suze Orman to Speak at the Women Who Mean Business Summit

2010-08-12
At the "Women Who Mean Business" Summit, Suze Orman, sportscaster Heidi Androl and successful Virginia entrepreneurs will bring real-life advice and inspiration to professional Richmond women. The event is sponsored by top companies including Verizon, Altria, Dominion, Metropolitan Business League, WTVR-TV/DT, and Madison+Main. Presented by the Metropolitan Business League, the one-day summit will advance women's economic opportunities by reducing barriers, offering entrepreneurial and skill-building training, and helping businesswomen establish professional networks. ...

Stop Dreaming and Start Living at the Port of Newcastle

2010-08-12
If the hot summer weather has left you dreaming about cooler lakeside living, it's time to get in on the latest inventory deals available at the Port of Newcastle, the Kaitlin Group's award-winning community on the shores of Lake Ontario in Newcastle. "Late summer, early fall occupancy is still possible on fully upgraded models in our luxuriously appointed South Port condominium series," says Roger Poole, New Home Sales Advisor for the Kaitlin Group, noting that some models include a private elevator. "This is true waterfront living that you need to experience in person. ...

High Energy: Health-Oriented Energy Kitchen Signs Agreement for Three Local Restaurants, Offers Fast Food Without the Guilt

2010-08-12
Energy Kitchen, a Manhattan-based fast-casual chain whose health-centric menu features no menu item that exceeds 500 calories, announces the signing of an area development agreement for three restaurants in Washington, D.C. The signed agreement âEUR" which will target downtown Washington, D.C., Georgetown and Chevy Chase âEUR" is part of an aggressive expansion plan calling for 1,000 of the calorie-conscious eateries nationwide over the next decade. âEURœItâEUR s an exciting time for us as we build momentum and take big steps towards our national expansion goal,âEUR ...

Torqeedo Ultralight Outperforms Ocean Kayak's Torque Angler on The Gadget Show

2010-08-12
Suzi and Ortis were competing against one another during the Great Outdoors Challenge spread over 3 parts. Part two were the water based challenges. After the pair raced to an island by paddling in a kayak they were then able to switch to a powered kayak. Suzi chose to ride the kayak powered by the Ultralight outboard and Ortis was left with the Ocean Kayak Torque edition. This kayak came with a Minn Kota outboard which fitted inside the kayak. The best feature about this kayak was that everything was integrated within the kayak itself. The outboard itself was suitable ...

Avoiding the Pitfalls in Supply Chain Management

2010-08-12
These days, it is imperative that the Chief Financial Officer understand where the real risks are in their organization's supply chain. Even more importantly, organizations must take the steps required to ensure these costly pitfalls are avoided, advises James (Jim) V. Kelly, C.P.M., Chief Executive Officer of JVKellyGroup, a D&B Company. Jim is well qualified to weigh in on this topic, having been named one of Supply Chain Executive magazine's "Pros to Know" for each of the past four years. JVKellyGroup, an innovative risk management solutions provider, will be participating ...

Thinspace Launches TST1000 Zero Client

2010-08-12
Thinspace, the UK's only thin client computing vendor, has announced the launch of the TST1000, its PCoIP zero client appliance for demanding corporate users with rich multimedia PC needs within organisations requiring cost saving, carbon reduction and security benefits of server-based computing. The TST1000 enables organisations, from 3D design workshops to world-class universities, to further reduce the cost of desktop IT, ease environmental compliance and improve security management, by extending highly controlled, server centric IT environments to power users of ...

Connecticut Better Business Bureau Offers Advice on Finding a Trustworthy Adoption Agency

2010-08-12
Celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Sandra Bullock and Madonna are building families through high-profile adoptions. While they make it look like a simple procedure, the truth is that adoption is a complicated process that may take years to complete. Better Business Bureau recommends doing research when enlisting the help of an adoption agency for this most important transaction. Experts estimate there is an average of 125,000 adoptions a year in the U.S. and consumers turned to BBB 35,000 times to research adoption services. Connecticut Better Business Bureau President, ...

LAST 30 PRESS RELEASES:

Worldwide network develops SARS-CoV-2 protocols for research laboratories

Sharks in protected area attract illegal fishers

Molecular tweezers that attack antibiotic resistant bacteria developed by Ben-Gurion U.

Cricket bats should be made from bamboo not willow, Cambridge study finds

Future-proofing mental health -- Experts set out research roadmap to prioritise key areas

Body mass index during childhood linked with risk of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa in later life

Combining BMI with body shape better predictor of cancer risk, suggests

Higher BMI, body fat, and larger waist and hips pose similar risk for

Higher BMI in childhood may help protect women against breast cancer in later life, both before and after the menopause

Research shows for the first time that protein complexes 'inflammasomes' are linked to obesity-related colon cancer

New Strep A human challenge model paves the way to test vaccines against the deadly bacteria

How proteins control information processing in the brain

Study supports recommendations to avoid pregnancy for at least 12 months after obesity surgery

Most comprehensive studies to date find 'insufficient evidence' to support herbal and dietary supplements for weight loss

Vegetarians have healthier levels of disease markers than meat-eaters

Switch of breast tumors to HER2-low in recurrence may provide greater therapeutic options

Mild COVID-19 infection is very unlikely to cause lasting heart damage

Ice core data show why, despite lower sulfur emissions in US and Western Europe, air pollution is dropping more slowly

The Lancet Rheumatology: Largest study to date confirms non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications do not result in worse COVID-19 outcomes

The legume family tree

New research sets stage for development of salmonella vaccine

New study examines social network's relation to binge drinking among adults

Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Stop the genetic presses!

Sleep disorders tally $94.9 billion in health care costs each year

Turning a pancreatic cancer cell's addiction into a death sentence

How viruses and bacteria can reach drinking water wells

Latest peer-reviewed research: Immediate global ivermectin use will end COVID-19 pandemic

The structure of DNA is found to be actively involved in genome regulation

New innovation successfully treats neonatal hypothermia

[Press-News.org] Arizona River Runners and Bar 10 Ranch Celebrate 25 Years of Adventure
This summer, Arizona River Runners is celebrating 25 years of flying river-rafting guests to the Bar 10 Ranch, a working cattle ranch on the Arizona Strip